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Is technology keeping us tethered to work?
Is technology keeping us tethered to work?

The growing proliferation of "smart gadgets" means the barrier between work and life is slowly eroding, with many people…

'We love people who say hi darling'

A pizzeria has come to the rescue of Luca Cicioni, the tourist who lasted one day in his forklift job after saying "hi darling"…

Rodney Hide: All is well - 'talented blonde' got a job

I awoke Monday to the happy news that Alex Hazlehurst had finally secured a job in London befitting her qualifications and…

Hire goes from 'hi darling' to 'bye job'

An Italian forklift driver has lost his job after greeting his female manager with the words "hi darling".

Young travellers 'be prepared for tears'
Young travellers 'be prepared for tears'

The practice of New Zealanders in their 20s throwing caution to the wind and heading off to London on working holidays is…

Winners are changing diversity landscape
Winners are changing diversity landscape

EEO Trust chief executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie believes the continued increase in the number and quality of entries reflects…

Claims Chinese workers exploited in NZ
Claims Chinese workers exploited in NZ

The rail workers' union claims more than two dozen Chinese engineers could still be being exploited in New Zealand.

Spot a high-potential employee
Spot a high-potential employee

Being able to spot high potential sounds relatively simple, yet in reality, it's a complicated activity, writes recruitment…

Employment

Male-dominated workplaces 'can make women ill'
Male-dominated workplaces 'can make women ill'

A male dominated workplace could cause dangerous levels of stress in women, according to researchers…

Ample opportunities in UK

A support group for Kiwis looking to set up shop in London says the English capital still offers ample employment opportunity…

Maxine Gay: Easter trading? Some things are more important than shopping

New Zealanders are only guaranteed three and a half days off each year. That's worth protecting, not reducing, writes Maxine…

Mark Hucke: I'm nearly 40! I can write! I'm bald!

Kiwi man living in the UK responds to a piece written by Alex Hazlehurst who warned Kiwis that it wasn't easy to get a job…

Counting the cost of going back to work
Counting the cost of going back to work

When nurse Sara Jones' paid parental leave ends eight weeks from now, she and husband Gareth face a…

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Small Business: Upcycling - Helen Copplestone, KARKT Small Business: Upcycling - Helen Copplestone, KARKT

Small business editor Caitlin Sykes this week interviews…

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